Hello, New Backyard

I think it’s safe to say we’re finally settled into the new house. The backyard is bustling with plant life, festive lights and dangling hammocks.

At night, the patio transforms.

Succulents are one of my all-time favorite plants. You can tear off a little piece and plant these babies anywhere. Once, a Home Depot employee let me take home a piece of succulent that had fallen off a plant.

I bought a tomato plant at HEB for $1. It’s thriving! My mom brought three more tomato plants along with pepper, zinnias, guava, green onions, cilantro, mint, lettuce and kariapala.

Have you heard of the Topsy Turvy tomato planter? This is day 1 of my experiment with the upside down device.

Green onions and lettuce ready for consumption.

Had our first barbecue the other day. Special thanks to La Michoacana!

A few more photos from my Flickr stream.


One thought on “Hello, New Backyard

  1. Pingback: A Lot Happens in 5 Years | Red Sea

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s